Story Intern

Job Number: R10007041
Brand: Blue Sky Studios
Job Type: Internships
Location: Greenwich, Connecticut, United States of America
Job Posting Date: March 20, 2019
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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Blue Sky Studios

We are a collection of enduring brands and iconic, unforgettable characters. We create content for audiences big and small, reaching billions of people every day. Most of all, we are many individuals, each uniquely talented, each a critical piece to our puzzle, who collectively become a power. Desire to thrill and engage? Join us as we engage and inspire.

JOB DESCRIPTION

SUMMER INTERNSHIP

Our summer internship program is a fun, exciting and education-packed 10 weeks. Each intern is specially selected and placed in a department that best fits their skills and interests. Throughout the 10 weeks they will be mentored and supervised by a Blue Sky professional in that field.

All of the Summer 2019 internships start in early June and end in early August. They are open to all college students whose graduation dates fall within the following time frame: Winter 2018 through Spring 2020. All applicants must be eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship by the Company.

STORY

Story Artists transform a written script into the particular visual language of an animated film.  Every story artist will draw different scenes or sequences of the script - bringing humor and specificity to the words on the page. The basic elements of storyboards show camera angles, sequence staging, and most importantly adding humor and character to the story.  The Story Artist interns should be pursuing an animation related degree and have storyboarding experience on a project.

Application Requirements:

Cover letter, Resume, PDF per the information below and a reel or online portfolio showcasing storyboard examples. Click through slides or a movie with edited boards or animatics are prefered.  

Education and/or Experience Required:

Pursuing BS or MS in Animation, Fine Arts, Computer Science, Computer Visualization or related studies.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Develop the ability to depict action and comedy through expressive drawing.

  • Develop the ability to stage and maintain visual continuity.

  • Work on character development, provide editorial fixes, and sequence clean-ups.

  • Gain exposure to the production pipeline and learn how Story interacts with other departments.

  • Shadow team members in the Story Department and complete learning assignments created for them by the team.

Qualifications:

  • Strong drawing skills that suggest character and action.

  • Demonstrated ability in storytelling.

  • Ability to take creative direction.

  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment.

TO APPLY

Please make sure you include the following in your application:

-Resume

-Cover letter

-A separate pdf with a list of the following information:

  • Your name
  • Your school
  • Month/year of your graduation
  • Contact information for 3 references
  • Link to your website and password (if applicable)
  • If apply for multiple departments, list order of preference
  • If you currently have the legal right to work within the US

-If you have a demo reel, please make sure to include a link (and password if you have one) in the online application as well as your resume and the separate PDF. Put it in as many places as possible. :)

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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